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Learn Social Sciences with paid and free online courses and MOOCs from Princeton, HKUST, The University of Sheffield, University of Cape Town and other top universities around the world. Read reviews to decide if a class is right for you.
What sets us apart, and brings us together, as humans? How can we live up to our humanity? Join us as we explore not only "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness" but "death, freedom, and the pursuit of meaning."
This course assumes no prior knowledge in law, business or engineering. However, students with backgrounds in all three areas will find useful concepts or ideas in the course on how to protect business innovations using patents.
Learn to recognise the signs of domestic violence and support domestic violence survivors as a health or social care worker.
Explore the most pertinent scientific and philosophical concepts for understanding our own minds with this free online course
Understanding the nature and value of play through the course of our lives, across cultures and communities.
Behavioral economics couples scientific research on the psychology of decision making with economic theory to better understand what motivates financial decisions. In A Beginner’s Guide to Irrational Behavior, you will learn about some of the many ways i…
Explore life inside UK prisons. Learn whether this type of punishment reduces crime and if rehabilitation can prevent reoffending.
How to set right these children? What should be done to avoid these problem behaviours? How to identify and address these behaviours and intervene to mainstream them?
This course gives you an overview of the current opportunities and the omnipresent reach of computational social science. The results are all around us, every day, reaching from the services provided by the world’s most valuable companies, over the hidde…
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Digital technology has not only revolutionized society, but also the way we can study it. Currently, this is taken advantage of by the most valuable companies in Silicon Valley, t…
Explore how new behaviours are learnt by examining different types of psychological conditioning.
On this course you will learn about inclusive education, understanding what barriers there are to learning and how to challenge them.
Gender & Sexuality shape work, life and play. Equip yourself with the knowledge and skills to engage with key issues through key concepts and perspectives.
In this class, I present a starter kit of models: I start with models of tipping points. I move on to cover models explain the wisdom of crowds, models that show why some countries are rich and some are poor, and models that help unpack the strategic dec…
This course offers a brief introduction to classic and contemporary social psychology, covering topics such as decision making, persuasion, group behavior, personal attraction, and factors that promote health and well-being.
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